Michigan News

Hunter Rescued After Falling From Tree Stand

ROSCOMMON COUNTY, MI. On opening day of firearm deer season, Wednesday, November 15, 2023,at approximately 6:00 a.m., a 61-year-old Almont man fell from his tree stand in Roscommon County inthe Dead Stream Swamp area. After falling from approximately 25 feet, he was able to crawl to his backpack, which was […]

Falmouth man sentenced on child pornography charges

WEXFORD COUNTY, MI. In March 2022, Michigan Children’s Protective Services contacted theMichigan State Police (MSP) Cadillac Post to investigate an alleged child pornography case. Thesuspect was identified as 39-year-old Leonard Wayne Robertson from Falmouth. During the investigationtroopers obtained multiple search warrants for the online accounts of Robertson including Google,SnapChat, and […]

Rapid City Man Arrested for Rape of a Minor in 2009

KALKASKA COUNTY, MI. In August 2023, the Michigan State Police (MSP) Houghton Lake Post wasrequested investigate an alleged rape of a minor that occurred in 2009. The victim recently came forwardto make allegations against now 38-year-old Richard Alton Trepanier Jr from Rapid City. The victimstated the rape occurred at a […]

Michigan House passes ‘watered-down’ abortion rights bills

Lansing — The Michigan House voted late Wednesday in favor of putting new protections for abortion rights in state law, but legislators had to remove significant provisions from the measures in order to get the bills through the chamber. Supporters have labeled the proposals the “Reproductive Health Act,” because they […]

Homicide Suspect Arraigned in Kalkaska County

KALKASKA COUNTY, MI. On Friday, October 27, 2023, at approximately 1:00 p.m. EMS personnelwere called to a residence in Kalkaska County by a woman in medical distress. While at the hospital, shespoke with the medical staff and made disclosures that she was a victim of a domestic assault. Thewoman, 50-year-old […]

Nessel Joins Litigation Against Meta Alleging Child Harm

Attorney General Dana Nessel and 41 other attorneys general sued Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, for designing the social media platforms with features designed to addict children. The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The lawsuit claims Meta knew […]

NCAA investigating No. 2 Michigan amid sign-stealing allegations

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh denied any knowledge or involvement in plotting to steal opponents’ play-calling signals by sending representatives to their games and said he would fully cooperate with an NCAA investigation into the allegations against his program. “I do not have any knowledge or information regarding the University of […]

Bill plan recommends increasing sentencing for Michigan fentanyl crimes

Three Michigan lawmakers introduced a bipartisan plan to heighten sentencing recommendations for various narcotic drug crimes. Reps. Sarah Lightner, R-Springport, Ann Bollin R-Brighton Township, and Angela Witwer, D-Delta Township, introduced a bipartisan plan to increase drug sentencing recommendations for heroin and fentanyl dealers. House Bills 5124-26 would revise sentencing requirements […]